Vicarious liability / extended liability
Post date: 06/08/2021
The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 15/11/2022
Claims arising from your vicarious/extended liability
Claims arising from your vicarious liability for any act or omission (i.e. failure to act) of a registered medical practitioner, dental practitioner or any other healthcare professional*.
Claims arising from the clinical practice or criminal act of your co-owner or partner in a firm, including a general medical practice or dental practice irrespective of any partnership agreements.
*Subject to agreement with MPS, some categories of membership do extend the right to request assistance for your vicarious liability in relation to other healthcare professionals e.g. nurses, healthcare assistants, and contracted dental associates in the case of dental Practice Principal members.